Tag: BR – Brazilian Atlantic Islands: Fernando de Noronha and Atol das Rocas Reserves

UNESCO-recognized Brazil archipelago resists Bolsonaro’s tourism plans; Waldheim Garcia Montoya; La Prensa Latina Media

Brazil’s Fernando de Noronha, an Atlantic archipelago whose natural beauty and biodiversity have earned it a spot on UNESCO’s World Heritage List, is resisting President Jair Bolsonaro’s plans to open it up to a larger number of visitors. The rightist head of state sees untapped tourism potential in that volcanic island chain, which boasts lush vegetation, rock formations and golden-sand beaches washed by crystal-clear turquoise waters harboring colorful fish, sea turtles and rays but which has been off-limits to cruise ships for nearly a decade.

Source: UNESCO-recognized Brazil archipelago resists Bolsonaro’s tourism plans – La Prensa Latina Media

I braved giant iguanas, narrow rock canyons, and terrifyingly steep ladders to visit the world’s best beach — and it lived up to the hype; Sophie Claire Hoeller; This Is Insider

Brazil – Brazilian Atlantic Islands: Fernando de Noronha and Atol das Rocas Reserves

Baia do Sancho on the island of Fernando de Noronha, Brazil, is consistently rated among the most beautiful beaches in the world. Getting there isn’t easy, but it’s totally worth the trek.

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